Category: Adventure Travel

When You Want to Be Pampered: Picking Your Perfect Hotel

One person’s luxury may be another person’s hell on earth, and most people have their own ideas about what constitutes true relaxation and pampering. Just because a hotel describes itself as luxury doesn’t mean that it will suit you. So check out the details of what is on offer before you hit the “Book Now” button. Continue reading

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The Modern-Day Gypsy’s Guide to Scoring Free Accommodation

Identifying oneself as a Gypsy is no longer something which comes by default as a result of being born into a Gypsy family. Like a lot of other things these days, being a Gypsy has become more of a lifestyle choice than anything else. Sure, there are people who prefer to use the term “nomad,” but in true modern-day traveller style, identifying as a modern-day Gypsy perhaps explains the ever-growing wanderlust a little better. Fundamentally, the typical Gypsy lifestyle, as it existed a few decades ago, had these types of nomads never having to pay for accommodation. That now iconic Gypsy caravan was all they needed by way of a roof over their heads, wherever it is they made their way to. The modern day Gypsy-type nomad could never really practically bring a caravan along wherever they went, especially since travelling globally is a lot more accessible and a lot more desirable. Continue reading

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5 Cheap Holidays You Must Consider

Are you looking for ways to make great savings on your next holiday? Well, we can help. We are offering 5 cheap holiday tips you must consider for your next adventure.

Stay in a Caravan

If you want to enjoy a cheap and cheerful holiday, you just have to book a stay in a caravan. Head on off to Wales to enjoy beautiful scenery, the funfair and family pubs – or stay in the Lake District for amazing country walks and fresh air.

Not only will the kids love a stay in their temporary home, but the whole family can make the most of the onsite facilities, as many caravan parks offer on-site restaurant, bars, pool areas, shops, entertainment and amusements.

Enjoy Krakow’s Nightlife

If you want to live it up abroad, look no further than Krakow – which is not only very cheap but offers an electric nightlife. We recommend venturing into the Old Town or Kazimierz, which are full to the brim with unique bars, live music venues and clubs. This is one experience you won’t forget in a hurry!

Take a Break in Liverpool

One of the most popular destinations in the UK has to be Liverpool – which is just getting better every single day. Offering plenty of free museums, attractions and wonderful scenery, there are so many things to do in the city. Signature Living, a Liverpool party hotel,  specialises in offering affordable accommodation for small, medium and large groups – so you can split the cost with your loved ones and stay in the city centre for a value-for-money price.Explore Berlin’s Culture

Explore Berlin’s Culture

Berlin has to be one of the most cultural destinations in the world – not to mention one of the most affordable. The food and drink are quite cheap and there are so many things to see and do in the city, as you’ll be spoilt for options when it comes to Berlin museums, galleries, contemporary arts, theatre and historic attractions.

Sunbathe in Tenerife

If you are looking for a cheap place to sunbathe, you would have to be crazy not to book a holiday at the Canary Islands in Tenerife. Budget airlines serve the islands and there are plenty of all inclusive deals you can take your pick from. The money saved can therefore go towards you holiday fund.

Before you book anywhere, you should always do your homework. Head to TripAdvisor to find cheap things to do in your destination, and browse the market to find the best rates for your accommodation and travel tickets.

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Top Four Watery Destinations Around The World

Being that the Earth’s surface is about seventy percent water, you would think this would be an easy decision.  On the contrary, water around the world shapes and forms some of the most beautiful landscapes this planet has to offer.  Given the prominence, it’s quite the task to attempt to narrow the field down to only five.  Well, we have done it.  If you’re seeking out a watery adventure, then you’ve come to the right place.  Here is a quick little summary of the top four watery destinations you won’t want to miss all around the world.   Continue reading

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Serendipity in The Mendips

That’s a big word in the title innit.  All will become clear now in a minute mun.

This October break has been a long time in the planning.  Well 12 hours to be precise. Plan A was to make our way to Cirencester in the Cotswolds for the week and the site was all booked up, the caravan loaded and sat on the drive ready for the off.

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First Time Sea Kayaking Tips

When Alex over at the brilliant outdoors blog, Kayak Critic asked me for my top camping meal suggestions for an article he was putting together, I decided to draw on his area of expertise, and ask him a question of my own.

Kayaking on a sheltered lake is enormous fun and relatively easy and safe for all abilities, but heading out on to the open sea requires some basic skills and extra care to be taken

I’m a keen amateur kayaker, but have never battled tides before. Well used to kayaking on the gentle waters of inland lakes like Bala and Windermere, I have been wanting to give sea kayaking a try for some time now, so Alex was the perfect person to ask for some tips on the subject.

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Basic Tips For Your First Sea Kayaking Expedition

Alex has written a fantastic article on sea kayaking, covering everything from the fundamentals of understanding the risks and safety considerations you need to be aware of, right through to what to wear and how to progress.

The tips in this article have given me the confidence I need to head out onto the open sea this summer – read the full article  10 Basic Tips Before You Head Out On Your First Sea Kayaking Expedition.

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